Just say “Hail NO!” to Hail

I’m always searching for a topic. At a recent lodge-room discussion among several semi-famous writers (aided by the literary powers of Kentucky’s finest jet...

Saving the Ash Tree

It’s been argued there was no more important kind of tree in the eastern half of North America than the American Chestnut. The “Chestnuts...

If it Looks Like a Fish

If is looks like a fish, swims like a fish and sounds like a fish, it must be a fish. Right? It works for...
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Whence the Wild Weather

Editor's Note: When this was written 10 days ago, the weather was fine and everyone was convinced that Spring had arrived early....... What is one...

It Seems Like Spring Has Sprung Already

I had over an inch of snow on the ground Saturday morning. About noon Sunday, I walked to the garden to check on my...
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Coyotes: Indiana’s Largest Carnivore Is Doing Well

For those of us who live in rural areas, we become privy to the diverse sounds of nature. But one sound that always catches...
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Armadillo: Indiana’s Opossum on the Half-Shell

Once again, we have a report of a (dead) armadillo in southern Indiana. On January 2, 2017 the Indiana Department of Natural Resources District 8...
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Whooping Crane Shot near Goose Pond FWA

For the fifth time in recent years, a highly-endangered whooping crane has been shot to death in Indiana. The dead crane was discovered following the...
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Bryce the Whooping Crane Takes a Road Trip

In my lifetime Whooping Cranes were the most endangered species of bird in North America. At one point only 21 whoopers were alive in...
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Saving A Bald Eagle

Everyone loves a success story. Last September a mature bald eagle was found injured along Highway 26, in far eastern Howard County. After learning...

Podcast Episode #12- Chef Karl Talks About Venison Preparation

WildIndiana Food Editor "Chef Karl" is avid hunter and shooter who mixes his professionally skills as a chef with his passion for deer hunting. Chef...

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